Top FBI officials thought Trump may have fired Comey because of Russia

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The former top lawyer to the FBI told Congress last fall that top brass at the bureau discussed whether President Donald Trump fired James Comey at the behest of Russia. He added that counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page a pair of officials whose text messages about the president are at the center of GOP claims of anti Trump bias at the Justice Department may also have been present for the conversation. I guess I would say acting at the behest of and somehow following directions the former FBI lawyer said. On Tuesday reporters learned via the transcripts that two Trump cabinet officials appeared willing to wear wires when speaking with the president and that top brass in the DOJ and FBI had widespread concerns about Trump potentially obstructing justicewhen he fired Comey

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